Carrell Jamilano (California)
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[Jesus] said to [the disciples], “You give them something to eat.” They said, “We have no more than five loaves and two fish . . . for all these people.” - Luke 9:13 (NRSV)
I work as a spiritual director and youth minister. After days of working long hours to prepare for a youth retreat without asking for help, I finally prayed. “God, I want to lead these youth to you, but I am completely exhausted. Please, please! Multiply my efforts like you multiplied...
God will multiply my efforts.
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“I believe with all my heart that vulnerability and authenticity are the only way to find wholeness in Jesus Christ. … I believe in the holistic, healing love and salvation in Jesus Christ, who walks with us in the valleys and brings beauty from ash heaps again and again and again. I am here to tell you that I have been on the mountaintops and in the valleys, and I have discovered that we need a reset in our souls. We need to share stories so that others will too. When we’re free to be real, that’s when the real joy comes.” Read more.